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Pride and Eurovision

This 2020 saw the cancellation of both, Eurovision and London Pride (damn you COVID). And this December, I felt a little nostalgic, and wanted to spend some time reminiscing on both. I wrote about Eurovision before, back in 2019 an Icelandic band, Hatari, made headlines with their song ‘Hate will prevail’. Full blog post here....

Happy Birthday RuPaul

Just wanted to say congrats to RuPaul, who after being the first ever Drag Queen to make the cover of Vanity Fair, now made the cover of Cosmopolitan too! Oh and Happy 60th Birthday :)  ALBERT SANCHEZ AND PEDRO ZALBA | ALICE COWLING View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cosmopolitan UK (@cosmopolitanuk)...

Podcast review: Ginsult

Whether you are going for a walk, running errands, or doing something I would never do (like exercise for instance), it's always good to have a podcast to listen to. Especially if the podcast is run by two of London's biggest Burlesque performers, who (like the rest of us) are stuck at home more often than...

Latex news: Inflatable trousers

I think it's been a while since I last posted about latex... Earlier this year Harikrishnan was walking his dog, and a strange thought came into his mind: how does he see me? That's what inspired 26-year-old London student for his graduate show at London College of Fashion. Blown up trousers, in latex. “I was...

Workshop review: Pegging 101 by KK

I recently attended the Pegging 101 online workshop run by Killing Kittens (see their Hedonism party review here), and hosted by Lola Jean. What can I say... It was informative, unashamed, and highly practical, simply awesome ♥ Have you heard of Killing Kittens? I have reviewed one of their parties here (last one before lockdown!)...

Emma Watson talks about kink culture

This woman keeps rocking my world. “I’ve also kind of become slightly fascinated by kink culture because they are the best communicators ever. They know all about consent. They smash that stuff because they really have to get it — but we could all use those models; they’re actually really helpful models.”Emma Watson © Alasdair...

Latex news: Lockdown edition

As we are all doing the social distancing during lockdown, I thought I would share some interesting and amusing news... A girl from Montreal decided to do her shopping extra safely: Vicky Devika, the artist, model, and DJ behind the Elusive Rubber Creature tells MTL Blog that she "knew the video would be well received...

Burlesque: Some History

It's pandemic-blog-writing today. I think Covid-19 is now the biggest epidemic since HIV/AIDS, which killed over 32 millions people since the 1920s (and counting..).  On that happy note, and with a government lockdown in place, I can confidently say that my party-review posts will be on hold indefinitely. This means, that my upcoming blog posts...

Wonder Women & BDSM

“Dr. Marston, Wonder Woman has drawn criticism for being full of deciptions of bondage, spanking, torture, homosexuality, and other sex perversions. Would you say that's a fair assessment of your work?” It's 1945, and a representative from the Child Study Association of America is interrogating Dr Marston. This is the opening of Professor Marston and...

Party review: Hedonism by KK

The Rules have Changed. A FEMALE-FIRST SOCIAL EXPERIENCE “Society wants you to fit into a mould. Find a man, get married, buy a house, have children... but what if you want something different in life? What if all you want is your freedom?”Anonymous guest at Hedonism Last night I have attended my first Hedonism party...

Happy National Fetish Day!

Fetish fetish fetish...  such a misunderstood word. Fetish is simply a small (or large) obsession with an object - say handcuffs, latex, ropes, or anything that meets your fantasies - or a specific body part - boobs and bums here reign above all, but of course also feet, hands, eyes, tummies and so on. The...